Social media photos show thick black smoke coming from the plane. The Boeing 777 was reportedly flying from the Indian city of Trivandrum to Dubai.
Emirates Airlines said: Emirates can confirm that an incident happened at Dubai International Airport on 3rd August 2016 at about 12.45pm local time.
‘ ‘We can confirm that there are no fatalities among our passengers and crew. All passengers and crew are accounted for and safe” Emirates noted in a tweet.